ἐπίβλημα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπίβλημα, ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
epiblēma
Simplified transliteration: 
epiblema
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1915
GK Number: 
2099
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(4)
Gloss: 
patch
Definition: 
that which is put over, or upon; in NT a patch, Mt. 9:16; Mk. 2:21; Lk. 5:36 (2x)*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 9:16 No one sews a piece (epiblēma | ἐπίβλημα | acc sg neut) of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, because the patch will pull away from the garment, and the tear will be worse.
Mark 2:21 “No one sews a piece (epiblēma | ἐπίβλημα | acc sg neut) of unshrunk cloth unshrunk sews on an old garment. old If he does, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the worse. tear becomes worse.
Luke 5:36 He also told a parable to them: “No one tears a patch (epiblēma | ἐπίβλημα | acc sg neut) from a new garment and sews it on an old garment. If he does, he both tears the new, and the patch (epiblēma | ἐπίβλημα | nom sg neut) from the new will not match the old.